Being held every year mirrors the spirit of unity and cooperation of its people. One of the few is the street dancing and pista ng bayan. These are the concrete example of group effort. From one fermented idea of planners, action men and executions, they have translated their ideas and concepts into mass action of well rehearsed and well executed play, dancers and graceful rendition of songs and dances. A delight to the eyes of the heart.
The Catandungan Festival is an event that celebrates the town
The Rodeo Masbateño Festival is a month-long event staged annually in the city of Masbate. The festival includes a colorful parade of horse riders, rodeo competitions, livestock shows, animal health seminars, an agro-industrial fair and a country carnival.
Men and women in colorful cowboy outfits slug it out in competitions such as lassoing on foot and horseback wrestling, two-person carambola (free-for-all), bull riding, bullwhipping, casting down, and load carrying.